Friday, January 8, 2016

Built Her Wings ~ Growing in Unity Day 5

 
 
Hello Friends
 
I can't believe this is my last day as the Growing Unity Girl. I have enjoyed making all of my projects this week. My final project for you today is a tag I made with distress ink.  I think distress inks are my most favourite medium to work with. I used two stamp kits again today they are Fly with Wings of Hope & Much of a Good Thing.
 
I kept my tag the same colour all the way through. I used Peacock Feathers I love this colour so much. It is my favourite distress colour to work with.  I started off by stamping the distressed musical note stamp and heat embossing with white embossing powder. Then I smeared some distress ink on to my craft mat. Then spritzed with water and just built up the colour on the tag to where I was happy with it. I used my heat gun to dry in between each colour application. I stamped the sentiment and butterfly separately and coloured them. Then I glued them down to the tag. I used some foam squares to give the butterfly a wee lift like it was about to fly off the tag. I finished it off with some glitter and ribbon. 
 
I used this stamp set just for this sentiment I LOVE it. It is also very appropriate for my current situation. I will be stepping out to the unknown in the next couple of weeks to pastures new. This is a huge leap of faith that I will be embarking on. I hope that this is also a year for you to step out and do something new even if it's out of your comfort zone.  I was reminded this week that life is so very short and fragile.  So go on and take the risk.  I am positive that your wings will carry you when you do take that leap!
 
 I hope you have enjoyed seeing some of my creations. Remember and leave me a comment on all five of my posts this week to be in with a chance of wining some Unity. They are giving two lucky winners a bag of random Unity stamps. How great is that??  I will draw the winners on Monday to give everyone time to comment. 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today. If you like what you see feel free to follow me and keep up to date with all of my new projects. 
 
Mandi xox
 

32 comments:

  1. This tag is gorgeous and that sentiment gave me shivers!! Beautiful colors and texture and so inspirational! Thanks for a wonderful Unity week!

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  2. What a beautiful tag! I love the color, the butterfly, the sentiment...everything about it! Thank you for sharing your work with us this week, and may your leap of faith end with much success and happiness! :)

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  3. This is such a beautiful tag! I love the background you created on it.

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  4. I love that background and the great sentiment! The colors are so beautiful!

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  5. Wonderful sentiment. Also, I love the blue!

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  6. Love the statement and that's also.my favorite distress color too. Thanks for being the GIU girl this week.

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  7. Love the statement and that's also.my favorite distress color too. Thanks for being the GIU girl this week.

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  8. Stunning tag I love this color. You used a great stamp set and paired it well with colors

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  9. I have been reminded as well how frail life is...hugs. and thanks for all the ideas this week.

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  10. Very beautiful tag made. I love the effects of the inks as well as the heat embosser :). You did a great week!!. Thanks for sharing your talents with all of us. You taught us all well "Yoda" :).

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  11. Beautiful--love the color and the subtle music background.

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  12. Wow, the background colors look really cool. I need to do more artsy things like that. Nice.

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  13. I love the white embossing and I think that might be my favorite Distress Ink color too. Lovely tag!

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  14. Stunning tag Mandi. I loved all of your work this week. You have many talents.

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  15. Beautiful sentiment on your pretty tag! Love the butterfly too!

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  16. I'm a little late to the party, lol. As usual, you amaze!

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  17. Lovely tag in turquoise with peacock feathers. Amazing creations all week, Mandi. Happy New Year.

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  18. Amazing tag,lovely color and beautiful sentiment! It's been a wonderful week,hope everything comes out great! You are very talented and creative!Many blessings!

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  19. Beautiful tag - love the turquoise background and musical notes.

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  20. Pretty card, gorgeous sentiment. Hugz

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  21. Gorgeous tag! I love this color, too. And I love that distressed musical note stamp.

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  22. Beautiful tag great color and the butterfly is so pretty

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  23. Gorgeous card! Thanks for a fun week of art!!

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  24. Beautiful, one of my favorite colors! I love tags.

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  25. wonderful tag. thanks for all the inspiration this week.

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  26. Beautiful tag...love the color...

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  27. Mandy, I just love your pretty tag!! The color is fabulous and I love that sentiment!
    Good luck with the new ventures and directions you will be taking soon. Can't wait to hear about them!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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    1. Mandi Mandi Mandi Mandi Mandi.....Maybe if I type it several times I will remember.....Mandi Mandi Mandi Mandi Mandi. I blame this on having two bloggy friends with the same name, but different spellings. I am right now getting something ready to mail to Tasmanian Mandy and I see I have her name spelled on the envelope as Mandi!! Oh, bother.... I wonder what I did on the inside that is already sealed up!!! Arrrrghh... Ha.
      <3 J

      jwoolbright at gmail dot com
      HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  28. Beautiful tag. I love the white music background.

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